Zebrasoma tangs

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  1. stewart1019

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    My last tank, I successfully housed a yellow tang with a sailing tang. I put them both in at the same time, and didn't really have any trouble with them getting along. After a short break in the hobby, I'm now back in and have a question. Has anyone successfully housed a yellow tang with a desjardini tang? I've got a 120 gal they will be in.
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    Humblefish Dr. Fish Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Article Contributor Expert Contributor Louisiana Reef Club Partner Member 2018

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    I actually housed both of those in a 75 gal before upgrading to a 120 (with a Kole). Some minor skirmishes from time to time, but nothing serious.

    Disclaimer: The tang police want you to know that technically, a Desjardini (or even regular Sailfin) should be housed in a 6' 180 gal.
     
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    Thanks Humblefish.....and I won't turn you in if you don't turn me in to the tang police
     
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    Deal :bigsmile:
     
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    I have had the 2 housed in a 120g together as well without issue.
     
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